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NBC
Jan 8, 2010 4:30am EST
. >>> let's take a look at ronald reagan washington national airport where you can see the snow falling out there. it is looking worse than it is now. basically an inch or maybe a little bit more in some of the outlying areas. around town not too bad. most of the roads seem to be pretty good. >>> good morning, everyone, welcome to this early edition of "news4 today," i'm eun yang. >>> good morning, i'm joe krebs. we have a couple of delays to pass to you. montgomery county schools are operating on a two hour delay. grant county in west virginia. those schools are operating on a two hour delay. the excel academy public charter school in d.c. also a two hour delay and the central records complex is operating on unscheduled leave. fairfax county schools are also operating on a two hour delay. we expect more delays and we don't have any cancelations so far but if we get them we'll post them at the bottom of the screen and tell you about them. let's take another look outside. >>> ronald reagan washington national airport, you can see the snow flurries out there. i expect to see more snow on the
NBC
Jan 7, 2010 11:00pm EST
, nbc news, washington. >>> word came from the pentagon tonight that defense secretary robert gates will stay on for at least another year. the commitment is open-ended. gates is the lone holdover from the bush administration. >>> security video of the concern at newark airport this past weekend shows it was caused by an officer who left his post. then a man who wanted to give a woman one last good-bye kiss. the video shows the man seen in a tan coat slipped under a rope meant to keep unscreened people out of secured areas. he did that after the officer walked away. the man meets a woman in a white jacket and they walk away hand in hand. that incident shut down the airport for hours, and it delayed thousands of passengers. >>> the washington wizards appear to be distancing themselves from gilbert arenas as the scandal unfolds. arenas himself seems to finally be staying out of the public spotlight. craig melvin is the at verizon center with the latest. >> reporter: doreen, the symbolism here the at verizon today, bold and unmistakable. the organization distancing itself from its supe
NBC
Jan 29, 2010 11:00am EST
warmest winter gear. feels like 9 degrees in washington. right now it's only 20 degrees in washington, just near 20 in prince georges county. still holding in the teens in parts of san fernando valley. eastern shore in the mid-20s. it's below freezing all around the region and we have considerable cloudiness as well. there's a little bit of sunshine to our south and down around the northern neck, but elsewhere it's been all cloudy. there is a little light snow coming into southern west virginia. that's southern virginia into north carolina. that is where the heaviest snow is going to fall from this storm. we do have a winter storm watch in effect for the counties farthest to the north. as far north as st. charles, culpepper counties, they are under a winter storm watch. we are right on the northern edge of this storm and things could change if that track does change. it could change dramatically, as a matter of fact. but for the rest of the day, cloudy and cold way bltery north wind. we'll take a look at the forecast for the end of the week and next week in just a few minutes. >> snow
ABC
Jan 27, 2010 6:00am EST
. >> we can see more snow just in time for the weekend. you're watching "good morning washington." >>> coastal flood advisory until 6:00 p.m. for the district, alexandria, and arlington. the river crested at 5:21 earlier this morning. it crested at about 7 feet, which is a flood stage. minor flooding along the river. this is typical stuff when we get a lot of precipitation. all of the rain and sleet and snow we saw. we will see high tide again around 5:30 p.m. today when the water level will come back up. as for the forecast, 32 degrees outside. when the wind blows, it feels like it is 23. a few degrees warmer tomorrow. a chance of snow friday into saturday with much colder air in place. >> right now we look at newschopper 7. they would give you a live perspective of the client of traffic pets growing. if you're out of fredricksburg to get to spring foe, what you say is traffic moving at a pretty good pace. not bad at route 1 heading up to fort belvoir. 70 is open. 75 south of new market, a tractor-trailer is wedged uer an overpass. weill show you what looks like on 95 in springf
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2010 6:00am EST
to "morning joe," live from washington. quite a weekend. and quite -- quite a show today. we have on set with us pat buchanan and jonathan capehart, and new york, very interesting. i always have this guy on, because he has a negro dialect, and it serves him well. >> joe, joe! >> for the most part, he is a light- skinned engine ened germ find that light-skinned germans can hold down television shows better. viewers, we speak of tv's own willie geist. >> depending on my audience, i can go like full honky or dial it down a little bit. i can go either way, either way. >> seriously, willie. i don't know if harry reid was channeling the 1970s movie "mandingo." i don't know if he was a member of a southern country club in the1950s, but this guy lives on a planet far different -- seriously, negro dialect? >> to put it delicately, he comes from a different time. >> i think that's the issue. >> he's majority leader of the united states senate. >> i know, i know. guess what? our government is made up of people from all races and sexes. >> and people should evolve in their thinking and their termino
NBC
Jan 8, 2010 5:00pm EST
buses in fairfax struggled to be on schedule as the washington region confronted ice, snow, and cold winds and temperatures. this man used his leaf blower to blow away the light dusting of snow. most roads in the district, even ones with steep hills, were reported mostly clear of snow and ice as the colder evening approached. just in the last few minutes, we've seen two men walk by in bermuda shorts. we don't know what they're thinking. wendy, i was out here. there are a lot of people with those recyclable bags. lots and lots of people have them. at least they have something to put their gloves in when they buy them because it's so cold. >> people are starting to make a connection. that's great. thank you, tom. >>> in virginia, there were no major problems today, but now officials are asking for federal help with snow removal costs. they've spent between 30 and $35 million for snow removal this winter. during last month's historic blizzard alone, they spent $11 million in northern virginia. despite the costs, officials don't expect any budget cuts. in montgomery county, snow covered
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2010 6:00am EST
of people in need. we'll cover that at the top of the newscast. with us in washington, d.c., pat buchanan, margaret carlson. in new york, mike barnicle. >> an interesting war heating up between one of america's largest and most powerful corporations and china. google is threatening to exit china. on the front page of "the wall street journal" and we'll talk a good bit about conan o'brien and jay leno. late night wars that heat up. >>> first, let's go to news, mika. and certainly have lots to talk about in haiti and beyond. >>> breaking news from haiti. because it is day break, revealing a picture of complete devastation this morning after haiti's capital was all but destroyed in the most powerful earthquake to hit the region in more than 200 years. the magnitude 7.0 quake was centered just ten miles from port-au-prince, an impoverished city of almost 2 million people. the extent of the damage and death toll is just coming to light. tens of thousands homeless and power and communication systems remain cut off. the exact number of victims is not clear. humanitarian workers are bracing for t
FOX News
Jan 4, 2010 11:00pm EST
from washington. come blog with us. >> tonight... the new year not starting well for the obama administration. most americans want the military to handle the latest captured terrorists. >> why not treat them as enemy combatant? try to get more information out of them? >> we'll have a number of reports on american security in the age of obama. >> my message to tiger would be tiger go to the chri chris -- christian faith. >> brit hume with religious advice. mr. hume will be here. >> good evening, it's so good to be here with you tonight. 50 and bernie goldberg has been watching diane sawyer's anchor debut. and the new team at good morning america, bernie has thoughts. >> caution. you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. >> hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching the first factor of the new decade. happy new year, hope you had a nights break. now, unfortunately we're back to reality and it's not pretty. america's national security is the subject of the talking points memo. president obama's christmas could not have been calm after that loon from nig
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2010 6:00am EST
knows it. there's some weird tension in the hallways. "morning joe" live from washington starts right now. ♪ ♪ oh you're the best friend >> harry reid is a friend of mine. he has been a stalwart champion of voting rights, civil rights. this is a good man who has always been on the right side of history. for him to have used some inartful language in trying to praise me and for people to try to make hay out of that makes absolutely no sense. >> okay. >> that makes no sense at all. nothing to see here because people talk that way all the time. if republicans talk that way, i am just dead certain he'd say the same exact thing. >> the president is saying move on. it was about him. i think he can chime in. welcome, everyone, to "morning joe." >> i'll buy that. >> you will? >> no. no. you know what, though? he needs to pass health care. >> and move on? >> that's very important. so they'll pass health care, then perhaps harry will be asked to go back to searchlight, nevada, or wherever he's from. >> well, we'll see how his election goes. it is tus, january 12th. and on the set with us to
NBC
Jan 19, 2010 5:00am EST
on massachusetts avenue in northwest washington. it's holding a candlelight vigil starting at 4:30. a moment of silence at 4:53 the moment the quake struck. if you can make it, find out how to help the victims of haiti by going to nbcwashington.com. you'll find a list of legitimate organizations that are collecting donations. there's a link in the middle of the home page. you can search help once you get to the site. >> d.c. police are still looking for four persons who assaulted a manner the anacostia metro station. it happened yesterday evening on martin luther king avenue. the victim was shot and this morning there's no word on his condition. >>> a special election today in massachusetts could make or break health care reform. it's a dead heat for the seat vacated by the late senator ted kennedy as martha coakley versus scott brown. a coakley loss will give republicans 41 votes in the senate and the ability to block health care reform. both candidates are campaigning hard down to the minute. >> we got a ton of energy. everybody knows it's a race. >> not only are her ads negative, they are
NBC
Jan 8, 2010 5:00am EST
passing east of washington. the snow has ended in washington. still snowing moderately in fairfax, southern prince william, into stafford and spotsylvania, charles county, prince george's county getting that band of moderate snow as is anne arundel county and moving into calvert and sane mary's. elsewhere a few passing snow showers further to the west moving into the shenandoah valley. those may be moving into the metro area later on this morning. here are the snow totals. anywhere from an inch and a half in southern maryland to about a half inch to an inch around washington and nearby suburbs. the temperatures are at or below freezing all around the region. what has fallen is sticking on the untreated surfaces and the view from space is showing a few lingering showers further to our north and west. those may be passing through perhaps late morning, mid-morning. after that a little sun breaking up. blustery winds and stay cold generally at or below freezing through the rest of the afternoon and through the weekend. sub freezing frigid weekend. morning lows teens. afternoon highs 2
ABC
Jan 8, 2010 5:00am EST
and security review is expected in court today. i'm viviana hurtado washington with the story coming up. >>> it's 5:06. we are looking outside with temperatures at the gilman school. it's 27 degrees outside. still leftover snow showers. we'll show you that on maryland's most powerful doppler radar coming up. >>> right now, let's go to the mta and check in with mark jones. >> good morning. the streets and secondary roadways are are causing a problem for buses. icy conditions on the 77 bus. among the diversions it's by passing catonsville community did i college. the number 10 by passing yale heights. the 20 bus will buy pass monastery. the number 64 and 16 by passing 10th street. the 23 not using long wood parkway. light rail metro subway on time and up to speed and out there on the m.a.r.c. train system no current delays or problems. for the mta transit team, i'm mark jones for the mta transit team, i'm mark jones. en cualquier lugar que so i make them pillsbury toaster strudel. warm, flaky pastry with delicious, sweet filling my kids will love. plus i get box tops for their school. t
FOX News
Jan 21, 2010 9:00pm EST
that is our headline this thursday night, mr. brown goes to washington. senator elect scott brown had a full schedule on capitol hill today. meeting first with arizona senator john mccain in his office. >> i'm honored that senator mccain as you now know is one of the first people to actually look me in the eye in this office and say it's a long shot but i'm with you if, if you feel you can win it. i wanted to thank him for that support. >> sean: later emit with -- he met with mitch mcconnell, senator john kerry and harry reid found enough time on his busy leave his smokey backroom behind those closed doors that we've grown accustomed to, to greet the senator elect. >> you're going to end the senate at a time when the country is in deep trouble, as you know that was a lot what your campaign was about. i look forward to working with you. >> sean: you can feel the love in that room. it seems without a super majority prince harry has to accept the fact his health care bill is dead. brown's overwhelming victory impacts more than the debate over health care in america. his victory mashes the begin
MSNBC
Jan 19, 2010 6:00am EST
and the potential for an historic upset. msnbc chief washington correspondent norah o'donnell in boston this morning, better known as the cheers bar. you look a lot warmer this morning, norah. give us a sense of -- polls open in an hour. what do things look like now? >> reporter: well, democrats are bracing for a devastating defeat that could hand the republican party 41 votes in the senate and perhaps kill barack obama's health care reform. so they are worried. they are trying to do everything they can at the last moment to try and pull out this race with a get-out-the-vote operation with all the democratic mayors and local polls trying to sort of get out the vote this very -- you know, today when the polls open at 7:00, they close at 8:00 tonight. it's going to be tough. there's already finger pointing about what went wrong during this campaign, whether martha coakley was a bad candidate, whether democrats were asleep at the wheel, whether they didn't recognize the anger and anxiety out there in this country, or that scott brown was a good candidate who was running a stealth campaign with a couple
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2010 7:00pm EST
"hardball." good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. leading off tonight, obama visits the elephant house. president obama met with house republicans today in an extraordinary confrontation. carried live here on msnbc. it was an event the likes of which we have never seen. never seen ever, akin to the prime minister's question time over in great britain. the president took the republicans' questions up in baltimore and he did it with passion, precision and expertise. it reminded a lot of people why they voted for the guy in the first place. was history made today? a new precedent for, maybe just breaking the political gridlock in this city. >>> don't ask, don't tell, will that policy finally be changed? a man from pennsylvania has a unique experience of being a congressman and former navy admiral. he'll say why it's time to go. >>> we start with president obama and the remarkable meeting with house republicans up in baltimore. here's the president at the beginning of that event today. talking about the tone of washington, and specifically, the big fight over health care. he began by
CBS
Jan 10, 2010 11:00pm EST
will have to tackle as he not only faces mounting pressure in washington but a stuff re- election in his home state. karen brown, cbs news, new york. >> senator harry reid j says he isn't going anywhere. >>> baltimore removed a priest from church duties following allegations of sexual misconduct. 62-year-old father john is priest of the church in maryland. the archdiocese delayed announcing it until sunday in connection with the investigation. the abuse occurred in the mid- to late 1980's. he denies all those allegations. >>> flu season hasn't swung into high gear, but there are no shortages of the h1n1 vaccine. the challenge for health officials now is making sure people get both the h1n1 and seasonal vaccines. the pharmaceutical company stepped up production and some companies have surpluses. >> there are ample supplies of vaccine in most of the country. the h1n1 virus is still circulating and causing disease, hospital locations and -- hospitalizations and deaths. many people are still susceptible to this virus and would benefit from vaccination. >> flu is fickle. now we're braced to s
CNN
Jan 10, 2010 10:00am EST
attack on terrorism, amanda carpenter who writes the hot button column for "the washington times," anne kornblut from "the washington post." and margaret carlson, chief political columnist for bloomberg news. did the white house get what it wanted in that there was so much media focus in the buck stops here. >> they got more of what they wanted than they did the previous week. i was on the trip to hawaii with him. they got more of what they wanted then which is him in the spotlight, a short sound bite that everyone can repeat, and a sense that he's actually taking charge. now, the question of whether it's actually going to lead to any consequences for anyone, we'll be debating that for weeks, months, but for the short term i think they did get what they wanted this week mp. >> amanda carpenter, was the press seduced by a scripted sound bite? >> in a way i think so. if you look at the walk up to this, general james jones told "usa today" you will be shocked with what's coming out in this report. that whetted the appetite. then the next day the white house gave background statements to th
MSNBC
Jan 22, 2010 6:00am EST
around and see the supreme court stop change at the door and let federal institutions run washington. and voters were mad before, they are really going to be upset now. >> john heilemann, there was a story you told the other night when we were at "time" doing the "game change" roundtable. brrr accident o barack obama made so much money -- had so much money he raised from a lot of wall street guys, a lot of hedge fund people, a lot of oil company people, that they had this room where they just made up thousands of ads that they knew they were never going to use, but they did it just to test market. i mean, in virginia, northern virginia, a couple of weekends, obama outspent mccain 200-1 in 30-second spots. obama raised more money than anybody else and now he's trying to hold this populist mantel over him. i don't know how easy that will be if americans know the facts. >> i think that democrats need to confront it in general. the democratic party has over the last 20 years and obama is the culmination of the trend, has become the big money party. i mean, if you travel around new york c
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2010 6:00am EST
on the campaign trail? >> yeah, and i think he set the right tone in making the issue to democrats in washington. it doesn't go far enough. the congress in the united states has become a disgrace. it doesn't deal with the problems in the country. watching the state of the union and watching the camera pan across the room and looking, the average age of members of the u.s. senate is now 62. 56 or 57 for the house. that place is no more representative of this country. it is a bubble. it is worse than gridlock. it is self-interest. it is geographical interest. not about the common good. obama has been rolled by them. he thought he could charm them. he tried again. this time using a little bit of shame. but the great interest in this country ought to be the congress of the united states, republicans and democrats, and finding a mechanism to structurally reform it, and throw most of them or all of them out of there and start over. >> the president going on the campaign trail, is it a good move or style over substance? >> i think a lot of it is style over substance. i think obama says he failed to com
NBC
Jan 11, 2010 5:00am EST
a reckless choice. nbz news, washington. stay with us, everyone. news 4 today continues now at 5:00 a.m. >>> i pretty much just started screaming and he got up and ran out the door. >> a d.c. woman talking about her terrifying account of a stranger who broke into her home and got into her bed. >>> finally, the end is in sight. apparently there is a change coming. good morning and welcome to news 4 today. i'moe krebs. >> and it's monday, january 11th, 2010. we're going to take a live look outside right now. it's another cold day, but there could be a warm-up on the way and we're looking forward to it. >> and we deserve it. and it's going to gradually warm up and we're going to see, look at how cold it is. the temperares are only near 20 in the suburbs, rural areas and in washington. many locations have windchills near 10 degrees with the wd around 5 to 15 miles an hour coming in out of the west-northwest. out of the mountains, it's below zero this morning. elkins, west virginia, 8 below zero. temperatures will be gradually climbing today, though. we should make it into the mid and uppe
FOX News
Jan 9, 2010 7:00am EST
their kid and moving to washington state. here is michelle with more. >> good morning, alyson, good to talk to you. >> so he is packing up and moving his children to washington state while his wife is missing. how can josh justify this? >> since he was fired from his job, he can't get more work and having trouble making a house payment and he needs to be with his family at this time and so he wants to be able to move his children to washington state to live with his family and to be honest, he has been staying there since before the holidays with his family. his children is there right now. he is back in, taw with a family member and they are planing to pack up the house today. he reached out to his church and friends and in the neighborhood and they will help him so he can move to washington. >> michelle, we showed video of scott peterson. this is reminiscent of when scott peterson sold lacy peterson's car. these are not actions of men who believe that their lives will come back. >> it is odd. i have to say. but i can't. it is also in other cases that you and i worked on, alyson, husbands
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2010 7:00am EST
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ABC
Jan 10, 2010 6:00pm EST
washington with revelations about president obama, the clintons and sarah palin. how it could affect the president's agenda. >>> the bonus backlash. those bailed out banks dishing out fat bonuses now. is this acceptable behavior for the companies that brought the economy to its knees? >>> night shift. nbc confirms it is moving jay leno again. but will leno and conan o'brien go along with this? >>> and, happiness inc. she showed millions a road from misery to inner peace. so, why is she now on a different road? >>> good evening. washington, a town powered by gossip, is consumed tonight by a book spilling dozens of secrets from the 2008 campaign. today, top republicans were calling for harry reid to resign as the senate majority leader, afternoon just one of those secrets was revealed. reid's prediction that then candidate barack obama could become president because he was, quote, light skinned and had no negro dialect. today, the head of the republican party said there is a double-standard at work here. >> there is this standard where democrats feel they can say these things and they
CBS
Jan 19, 2010 4:30am EST
. and thousands have begun fleeing the capital. whit johnson has more from washington this morning. whit, good morning. >> reporter: well, the critical rescue hours have essentially disappeared. now aid workers are trying to regroup and do a better job addressing the needs of the homeless and injured. a week after losing everything to the devastating earthquake, many haitians are still scrambling for basic necessities. >> it's not easy to get something to eat. it's not like you can go in the shops. >> reporter: officials now estimate the disaster killed 200,000 people and left 1.5 million homeless. the shear scale of need was enough to convince the u.s. military to do what it had feared was too risky, parachute relief supplies in to haiti. >> just that drop alone provided around 14,000 meals and about 4,000 gallons of water. >> reporter: relief aid is pouring in, but not fast enough. the delay has caused some to turn to other means of survival. looters are fighting over everything from food to toothpaste. doctors are also in desperate need of medical supplies. a,000 patients are waiting for su
ABC
Jan 15, 2010 4:30am EST
, san antonio and corpus christi. downpours in washington state from seattle to olympia. sunny and warm in southern california, with gusty winds and morning fog. >> above-normal temperatures in most of the country. around 50 in new york and baltimore. and 76 in miami. 30s in detroit, chicago and the twin cities. it's 26 in fargo. and 47 in billings. 50s from seattle to sacramento. and 72 in phoenix. >>> and when we come back, the fbi's warning about phony charities asking for your money to send to haiti. how to spot a scam. >>> and wall street's bonuse >>> welcome back. barely a year after taxpayers bailed out the financial system, banks are set to pay their people more money than ever. "the wall street journal" reports workers at 38 top firms will earn about $145 billion for last year. that's up 18% from 2008. and slightly more than the record year of 2007. backlash over huge bonuses led president obama on thursday to propose a $90 billion tax on the top 50 financial firms to make up for losses on the bank bailout. >>> shares of intel are set to rise today. and they could take the rest
CBS
Jan 7, 2010 11:00pm EST
. >> reporter: well, in northwest washington, not feeling very hard. a few snowflakes hitting your jacket and they disappear just a matter of seconds. what's going to happen overnight, reminding them the beauty of snow. and winter coming silently awakening to the breathtaking areas. well, poetically true unless you have to drive in it and pay for it. at 9:15 this evening, highways are standing by at the river road in a small place out there standing by the deal in what happens when the snow lits the washington roads. montgomery county alone, to deal with what costs money. >> reporter: the unexpected severity of last month's storm for prince george's county, budgeting $1.9 million for the whole year is already spending $2.6 million. >> we base our budget on an average of what we have spent over the past several years. and certainly the money that had been allocated for this entire budget was basically what we have spent last year. >> reporter: she says the county will find the money somehow and promises. >> we're going to continue to provide class a services. >> reporter: budgeting $26 mil
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2010 9:00am EST
debate race. >> it's a little weird right here in the washington bureau -- >> it's uncomfortable. >> we just realized, wow, savannah came in here and was, out of here, and just took my chair. >> it's like the oakland as, remember the oakland as back in the 1970s, they might win on the field, but they would beat the hell out of each other in the locker room afterwards. let me tell you something, these people hate each other -- >> and us, apparently -- >> with a deep-seated hatred. >> having said that, you're seconds away from the daily rundown. >> and willie geist, if it's way damned too early, what time is it? >> it's "morning joe." but right now it's time for the premiere of "the daily rundown". >> a "daily rundown" live exclusive. rahm emanuel. >> and democrats circle the wagons around harry reid, but do republicans smell an opportunity? we'll talk to a senator who wants reid out. it's january 11th, 2010. i'm chuck todd. >> and i'm savannah guthrie. let's get right to the rundown. we'll start with the news from the white house. nothing to see here. senior aides say they aringn't sweat
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2010 10:00am EST
morning, everybody. i'm david shuster live in washington. and we're going to begin this hour with harry reid for the second time in three days president obama publicly came to reid's toefs over his racially charged comments about the president's skin color and speaking style. reid has been trying to put the matter to rest. last night the president gave an interview to tv one's roland martin for a prime time special to air on martin luther king day. >> this is a good man who has always been on the right side of history. for him to have used some inartful language in trying to praise me and for people to try to make hay out of that makes no sense. >> more than a year ago reid told the authors of the book "game change" he liked senator obama's chances of winning the presidency because mr. obama was, quote, light skinned with no negro dialect. yesterday for the first time since those remarks were published, reid spoke about the controversy. >> i have apologized to the president. i have apologized to everyone. i could have used a better choice of words. >> and now senator john ensign no stra
FOX
Jan 10, 2010 11:00pm EST
for reelection. >> reporter: it is the talk of washington. comments that senator harry reid has apologized for has now prompted the chairman of the republican national committee to call for reid's resignation. >> there is the standard where democrats feel that they can say these things and they can apologize when it comes from the mouths of their own. but if it comes from anyone else, it's racism. >> reporter: but congressman eleanor holmes norton fired back at michael steele saying reid has a strong record when it comes to supporting the african-american community. >> what's more important to us is not the words. words matter but the actions of a politician matter a great deal more. this is a man with a lifetime in naacp a rating. >> reporter: this is the thing needs. he's already fighting for health care reform here in washington. and back at home in nevada he's fighting
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 5:00am EST
krebs on this wednesday, january 13th. take a live look outside. beautiful picture of the washington monument this morning, pointing towards the skies which are basally clear right now, i believe. we'll find out from tom. 28 degrees, going to get warmer though. >> yes, finally. it does appear we have a warmup, but commencing beginning today, not a big warmup, we'll take every degree we can take. right now it's in the upper 20s in montgomery county and prince george's county, in the mid and upper 20s in fairfax and arlington counties, now 28 in washington, and in the 20s generally all around the region now. the windchills are getting better. the winds have died down a little bit. they're in the low 20s, and the view from space clear skies, a partly cloudy day with highs reaching near 40. that's near the average high of 42 this time of year. it ought to hit the mid 40s with lots of sunshine tomorrow. then near 50 on friday and again on saturday with morning lows near 30. we'll have increasing clouds saturday night. could be a storm system affecting us on sunday and into the first part
FOX News
Jan 10, 2010 12:00pm EST
it on fox. we head to washington, america's news headquarters continues. continues. have a great day. captioned by closed captioning services, inc >> shannon: president obama accepts reid's apollology and says it's a closed book but the poor choice of words may be what what the republicans are looking for to topple the democratic leader. how did a would-be terror get on a u.s.-bound jet with a bomb? we ask sue meyer whether the u.s. will be ready the next time. we all remember the miracle on the hudson. more than 150 lives were saved. did you know the emergency landing in the river also sparked a love connection? i'm bloodstream b'm shannon bre. america's news headquarters starts now. i'm sorry, that is the message from harry reid to president obama. the democrat issued the apology after racially charged comments he he made about the 2008 presidential race were revealed in a new book. major garrett joins us from washington with the details. >> reporter: hello, shannon. good afternoon. "i'm sorry" is the word from senate majority leader harry reid but also on the phone to the senate d
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2010 6:00am EST
the associated press says the obama administration is considering a trial in washington for one of the most notorious detainees held at guantanamo bay. is he accused of masterminding the bali nightclub bombing that killed more than 200 people. one of several detainees being considered for trial in the nation's capital. spokesman for eric holder, attorney general, says no final decision has been made yesterday. >>> the alleged ft. hood shooter awaits trial, another supervisors could be facing punishment. a pentagon authority faults as many as eight officers for not responding to the suspect's erratic behavior in the months prior to the shooting. major nidal hasan shot several at the army base. >>> massachusetts a battleground state. the republican candidate for u.s. senate, scott brown, leading martha coakley by four points. that seat has been held by a democrat for decades, most recently by ted kennedy who passed away last august. "the boston herald" says it's coakley's race to lose and she may be doing that. the race threatens president obama. he needs the 60th vote to pass his health care
NBC
Jan 10, 2010 6:30pm EST
to the 2008 election season that is generating both a lot of buzz and concern in washington tonight. a new book called "game change" about the election, written by a pair of well-known journalists, hits bookstores tomorrow, and already tonight it's prompting an apology from the senate's top democrat over a racially charged comment. but it leaves very few of the key players in the '08 election from the president to john mccain, even some of the candidates' spouses, unscathed. we're covering that and the political fallout. let's start with nbc's andrea mitchell, who joins us from washington with more. andrea, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. the new book "game change" about the 2008 campaign could become a political game changer right now. as senate majority leader harry reid is discovering today. >> hello, everyone. >> reporter: in the crossfire, the senate's top democrat, critical to brokering a compromise for the president on health care and the rest of his agenda. but according to "game change," an insider's account of the 2008 campaign by john heilemann and mark halperin
ABC
Jan 8, 2010 4:30am EST
in the first place. >> viviana hurtado joins us from washington with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, vinita and jeremy. the president said this was not one person's, but a systemwide failure. the president assigned and took blame for the intelligence and security failures connected to the christmas day terror plot. >> ultimately, the buck stops with me. as president, i have a solemn responsibility to protect our nation and our people. and when the system fails, it is my responsibility. >> reporter: later today, the alleged bomber is scheduled to be arraigned in a federal court. the declassified version of the president's security and intelligence report, points to agency failures that allowed abdulmutallab, come close to blowing up an airplane. conclusions from the review include, the government had sufficient information before the attack to disrupt the 23-year-old nigerian to prevent boarding the flight to detroit. the government's terror watchlist system failed. the president's top counterterrorism chief took responsibility and pledged to do better. >> i told the presiden
CBS
Jan 11, 2010 4:30am EST
. reid apologized, but gop leaders are calling for his resignation. whit johnson is in washington with details. whit, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, the comments from senator reid appear to be drawing more political lines than racial lines at the moment. some gop leaders say if the same comments were uttered by a republican, the kons quepconseq would be much more severe. >> reporter: comment harry reid made in private have republicans publicly calling for his resignation. in "game change," a book about the 2008 presidential campaign, the book describes president obama as an appealing candidate because he's, quote, light skinned and has no negro dialect. senator reid apologized for the rourke, but republicans see a double standard. >> democrats feel that they can say these things and they canal apologize when it comes from the mouths of their own, but if it comes from then else, it's racism. >> reporter: democrats rallied behind reid. >> the president has accepted the poll guy and it would seem to meet matter should be closed. railroad the revelation is bad timing f
FOX News
Jan 10, 2010 7:00pm EST
in washington tonight with more on this story, major, we hear the senator is firing back today? >> that's right. harry reid spent today, sunday, quietly at his home in search light, nevada watching all of this play out and had to be pleased with the way his democratic colleagues in the senate and other democrats came to his defense and that's no small tribute to reid's energetic efforts yesterday, on the phone first with president obama and then with senate democrats around the country and other democrats, virginia governor, former governor doug wilder among them. nailing down their support for today and reid got that. however, republican michael steele, the national committee chairman and two republicans in the senate, from arizona said that they thought reid should step down here in washington, reid's energetic staff led by jim manly, a long time loyal aide put out the statement, unlike others advocating moving our nation backwards and viewing this moment for political gain, he, meaning reid is working tomorrow and the next day to move our country forward. mr. steele and senator cornen want r
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2010 8:00pm EST
, it was said on tv 1's washington watch. we're back with willy brown the former mayor of san francisco and the former speaker of the house in california. michelle, i know people have talked to you and you're concerned about it. this is in the book "game change" quote from a conversation between the president and ted kennedy, the late ted kennedy, teddy fumed that clinton, bill clinton had said, quote, a few years ago this guy would have been getting us coffee. your thoughts? >> i think it is absolutely revolting. this was not the first time that we heard this kind of statement from bill clinton and if anyone is guilty of being close to saying something racist, it's bill clinton. it's almost as if he was thinking that barack obama should be walking up to him and saying, yes, massa, can i get you some coffee? that is a horrendous statement and rather than harping on harry reid who as the president said used some very inartful language, black americans in particular need to think about what bill clinton said and remember that there is a reason that so many people say to black americans th
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2010 10:00pm EST
by the corruption of washington and the east coast media elite. and that's why you're wearing hip waders. when you're not wearing a cunning valentin yoe frock bought for you by the party. four, aim high. always be advancing to the next level. with enough focus and drive you, too, can go from being a commercial fisher to city council, to mayor, to governor, to candidate for vice president of the united states of america. and here's the great part. if any of those gigs stop advancing you to the next level, just quit. it's not like she swore an oath or -- anywho. embrace the media. then -- this is key -- claim to hate it. here's how it works. you give interviews to the media so you can criticize the media so you can give interviews to the media so you can criticize the media so i can give interviews to the media so you can criticize the media until you finally criticize the media so much you wind up as the media. and then everybody wins. >> you betcha. >> you betcha! >> thank you very much, kent. appreciate it. it's a whole new world. >>> that about does it for us tonight. see you again tomorrow nigh
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2010 9:00am EST
in washington, d.c. >>> and in 2010, a surprise announcement from republican john shadegg sets off a flurry of activity in my home state, arizona. >>> plus, two titans of texas, republican politics duke it out like it's the old west in their first debate for governor. >>> but first, southcom. >> that's washington speak for the u.s. southern command. you've probably heard of centcom, southcom is the region that covers haiti. it's now covering the massive u.s. military response in haiti. this is "the daily rundown," only on msnbc. now you can get tt name-brand hdtvs... where you already save. well, actually, just a few rows over... in walmart's expanded electronics department. get unbeatable prices on today's latest hdtvs from sony, vizio, philips, sharp and samsung... they're a lot closer than you think. save money. live better. walmart. so, doctor... i've been thinking... no. you know how... no. so, doc, i've got this friend... [ male announcer ] talking to your doctor about erectile dysfunction isn't easy. actually, doc, there is something i want to talk to you about. [ male announcer ] bu
CBS
Jan 29, 2010 7:00am EST
employment problem. will it be a monologue or a dialogue? >>> and no debate here. everyone in washington is going to miss zoo favorite dtai shan early this friday morning, to miss zoo favorite dtai shan early this friday morning, january 29th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> yes, we are happy it's friday. good morning. i'm harry smith. >> and i'm maggie rodriguez. >> do you remember this little panda when it was born at the national zoo, little tai shan? >> i do. >> and people sent in ideas for name the panda. >> why are you talking like that? >> because that's a little panda voice. that's a little cute panda voice. >> is that how you're going to talk to my child? >> that's how i talk to my dog. anyway, panda is getting forward a great adventure and we'll tell you what that's all about. >>> but first from pandas to pandemonium in the nation's midsection. it is a brutal morning in oklahoma and parts of texas where a snow and ice storm has left nearly 150,000 people without power, which means without heat. residents have been told to stay home unless it's absolutely necessary to go out.
FOX News
Jan 11, 2010 11:00pm EST
name in news says good night from "on the record" in washington, d.c.. 2010. i bond ferraro sarah palin is going to be on o'reilly don't. what do you think? captioned by >> bill: "michael waltrip >> big controversy over senator harry reid commenting on "negro dialect and president obama's skin col. >>> i'm michelle obama and i am so excited to talk with you today. >> bill: bet go aheadry for first lady michelle obama to re-enter the political world. thoughts on that. >> what does nbc stand for? >> what is that? >> never believe your contract. >> bill: and is nbc blowing up. the huge corporate embarrassment involving jay leno and conan o'brien. caution you where to enter the no spin zone. "the factor" begins right now. hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thank you for watching u tonight. sarah palin signs on with fox news. that is the subject of this evening's talking points. governor palin agreed to do commentary right here on fnc and will begin tomorrow night on "the factor." good news for us as the governor is the more car charismatic political figure in the country right now with the except
FOX News
Jan 12, 2010 5:00am EST
forgiven harry reid for his jif hand remark and some say that is blatant hypocrisy. brit hume in washington. is blatant hypochris is? >> some of that in the sense that the republicans find the political atmosphere far less forgiving if they make a political comment on race than if democrats and liberals do this. they consider themselves to be friends of african americans and supporters of their aspirations and they think republicans are not. >> bill: i remember the senator lott think well because he was at a party and celebrating strom thurman's birthday and caught up in the moment and try to be complimentary, not thinking that thurman in the good 'ole days was one of the most virulent antiblack people in the senate. but i don't believe in his heart trent lott meant anything derogatory to blacks yet he was slaughtered by the press and the democratic party. i don't believe harry reid meant anything insulting to black americans either. i think he made a comment based on his opinion of how barack obama was presenting himself. what do you say? >> i agree with you about that, bill. and i think i
ABC
Jan 11, 2010 3:35am EST
washington's full attention this morning. in it, dozens of secrets and back-room comments from the 2008 presidential campaign. >> among the revelations, comments by majority leader harry reid about candidate barack obama and those comments were the talk of the sunday talk shows. >> this is a special edition of "meet the press with david gregory." >> let me start with those remarks by harry reid as being reported in this new book "game change" about the 2008 race. senator reid was wowed by obama's oratorical gifts and believed the country was ready to embrace a black presidential candidate, especially one such as obama, "a light-skinned african-american with no negro dialect unless he wanted to have one," as he said privately. reid was convinced, in fact, obama's race would help him more than hurt him in a bid for the democratic nomination. senator reid quickly apologized. he spoke to president obama yesterday, who as i mentioned issued a statement saying the case is closed on this, he accepts the apology. governor kaine, is the case closed? should there be a consequence for the remarks?
CBS
Jan 8, 2010 5:00pm EST
. there is no word what day he will leave washington but the party is 11:00 in the morning to 3:00 p.m. in the afternoon on the 30th. >>> coming up, icy roads lead to a ridiculous, 27-car pileup in atlanta. >>> the recession may be behind us, but the latest news from the labor front shows we are suffering the after shock. we'll be right back. >>> stocks end the week higher. the dow finished the day up 11 points to close at 10618. when it comes to unemployment, good news and bad news. let's start with the positive, shall we? a revised unemployment report for november shows the economy actually added 4,000 jobs that month, and that would be the first gain in nearly two years. on the other hand, employers cut 85,000 jobs in december, and overall the unemployment rate is stuck at 10%. many of the jobs people are finding these days, temp jobs and experts say it is still an uncertain economy and it makes sense. >> finding a temp, putting that temp in place and seeing how he or she performs is, in itself, a good bang for their buck. >> today, president obama outlined a series of tax credits
CBS
Jan 13, 2010 5:00pm EST
washington came to the embassy to help. but the more time that passes without communication with her husband's family, the more she worries. >> there's a family member whose entire family is from the epicenter and they have no word. they pretty much last night said we're getting ready for funerals. >> we have a large community here. >> he has been the voice of haiti on washington's wpfw for more than a quarter of a century. his homeland has seen plenty of agony in 26 years, but never anything as bad as this. >> my friends, my family, and you know, i cry sometimes. >> but he says haiti's years of upheaval may have made this earthquake even more deadly. >> we living in a country where people do whatever they want to do. for example, we have no building codes. we have no construction vandals. no nothing. so, it was kind of expected. >> back now live, there is a slogan on the flag. it says unity makes strength. many americans are hoping that somehow out of all of this, haiti emerges more unified and stronger. lesli. >> we can only hope, bruce, thank you for that. one of the u.s. governme
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